Pfizer and Moderna raise prices for COVID-19 vaccines in EU-FT – .

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Vials containing labels of Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine can be seen in this illustrative photo taken on March 19, 2021. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration / File Photo

Aug 1 (Reuters) – Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) and Moderna Inc (MRNA.O) raised prices for their COVID-19 vaccines in their latest supply contracts with the European Union, the Financial Times reported on Sunday .

The new Pfizer shot price was 19.50 euros ($ 23.15) against 15.50 euros previously, the newspaper said, citing parts of the contracts seen.

The price of a Moderna vaccine was $ 25.50 per dose, according to contracts, up from around 19 euros in the first purchase agreement, but lower than the $ 28.50 previously agreed because the order had increased, according to the report. , citing an official close to the matter.

The European Commission said on Tuesday that the EU was on track to achieve a goal of fully immunizing at least 70% of the adult population by the end of the summer. Read more

In May, the EU said it expects to have received more than a billion doses of vaccines by the end of September from four drug makers. Read more

Pfizer and Moderna were not immediately available for comment on Reuters.

(1 $ = 0,8425 euros)

Report of the contractor Sabahatjahan in Bangalore; Editing by Louise Heavens and Giles Elgood

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